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Virtual Galleries - Abdulrahim Appabhai Almelkar

Abdulrahim Appabhai Almelkar (10th October 1920- 12th December 1982) was born in Ahemdabad, Gujarat. He joined Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai and graduated in 1948. In early days of learning he was influenced by works of Bendre and Langhammer. He won the Governor’s award at Bombay Art Society exhibition in 1948 In 1954 he won the Gold Medal of Bombay Art Society. This was followed by series of prestigious awards such as Art Society of India in 1955, Lalit Kala Academy Award in 1956 and 1960. Around 20 gold medals and 24 silver medals were awarded to the legend for his incredible art and 40 solo exhibitions at his credit which were not only in India but in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Ceylon.



Untitled

729 - Ink on paper 20x25.5 cm

Untitled

1263 - Ink on paper 23 cm x 28 cm

Genda

148 - Ink On Straw Board 38x33cm

Chutta

145 - Ink On Straw Board 32x43cm

Mera Ghar

152 - Ink On Straw Board 38.5x32.5 cm

Preparation

135 - Water Colour 50x66 cm

Jamalpur

133 - Water Colour 32.5x45.5 cm

Hanuman

136 - Water Colour 32x50cm

Dwarpaal

137 - Water Colour 32x50 cm

Turban (Rajasthani)

119 Water Colour on Paper 35x29 cm

Out for big Game

139 - Water Colour 50x66 cm

Deer (Heeran)

158 - Ink On Straw Board 64.5x32 cm

 

A.A. Almelkar

Miniature Painting

Tanjore and Mysore

European Traveller Artists

Company Period

Kalighat Painting

Academic Realism

Bengal School

Amrita Sher-Gil

Jamini Roy

Gaganendranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore

Shantiniketan

Artists Collectives

Abstraction in Contemporary Indian Art

Art Movements of 1960s

Art Movements in 1970s

Contemporaries

Modern Sculptures

Print Making

Photography